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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 16 August 2016

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By Louise Wheeler

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye: Five things we learned today

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Thanks for being with us today. We will be back from 08:00 tomorrow.

In the meantime let's look at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

  1. Furious Scunthorpe swimmer appealed against his disqualification from 10Km Olympic swim
  2. We are being encouraged to Love Hull but Hate Litter as the council and local businesses clean up the city
  3. The world largest offshore wind farm off the Yorkshire Coast has today received planning permission from the government
  4. Humberside police say in July alone bikes with an estimated combined value of over £65,000 were stolen in the region
  5. A gig performed by Sir Rod Stewart in Hull ealier this year raised almost £300,000
  6. An animal charity in East Yorkshire is hopeful that a day old kitten found dumped in a dustbin will survive
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Headlines for Tuesday's BBC Look North

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here's Peter to tell us what's on BBC Look North tonight from 1830

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Watch: A dry and warm afternoon

Keeley Donovan

BBC Look North

Warm and mostly sunny through the day with light winds.

Although a little scattered cloud may bubble up.  

Your headlines this afternoon

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Headlines from our East yorkshire and Humber newsroom this afternoon:

"The one thing that ruins the competition is the referees"

Jack Burnell speaking to BBC TV:

The one thing that ruins the competition is the referees. There are about 600 boats out there that are not needed and every person on the boat has no idea what they are doing giving out cards left, right and centre for nothing."

Jack Burnell
Jack
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Watch: Angry Jack Burnell reacts to 10km swim disqualification

Martin Slack

BBC Local Live

Imagine spending four years training and two hours in the water - only to be disqualified.

Lincolnshire's Jack Burnell spoke to Sir Matthew Pinsent straight after he left the water.

To say he's upset is an understatement - but if it was me I'd have been less restrained.

Scunthorpe swimmer appeals

After being disqualified Jack Burnell appeals against decision

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Traffic and Travel: Beverley road re-open in Hull

BBC Travel

Beverley Road in Hull is now open under Police control. 

Humberside Police are asking drivers to be patient and follow officers instructions  

British marathon swimmer questions Jack Burnell disqualification

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

British marathon swimmer Keri-anne Payne (pictured left) tweeted her outrage after hearing that her fellow swimmer Scunthorpe's Jack Burnell was disqualified earlier.

The pair have been offering each other moral support throughout their time in Rio.

I don't know what to say about the race finish there - Jack was DQ'D (disqualified) and we don't know why?"

Keri-Anne Payne
Keri-Anne Payne
Keri-Anne Payne

Traffic and Travel: M180 one lane reopened

BBC Travel

M180 eastbound now reopened between junction 4 and 5.

However, West bound between junction 5-4 remains CLOSED due to earlier collision and fire

Rio: Scunthorpe swimmer not a happy man after disqualification

BBC Sport

More from Jack Burnell after his disqualification: "Apparently I was disqualified two metres from end. 

"I felt a hand on my leg and it stops me dead, I took a few more strokes and he is still on my foot.

"Words can't describe it. So much brutal hard work has gone into it and it is ruined by a couple of judges.

"We are going to put an appeal in but it will do absolutely nothing. They probably will just dismiss it.

"This is the grandest stage of all and it is ruined by a couple of judges."

BreakingPolice attend 'disturbance' in Hull

Humberside Police say they are in attendance in the Trafalgar House area of Beverley Road in Hull following a report of a disturbance allegedly involving a group in the street.  

One man has sustained an injury currently being assessed by attending medical staff and another man has been arrested.

Sport: Iron boss demands 'fast start' ahead of tonight's match

BBC Humberside Sport

Scunthorpe United boss Graham Alexander is demanding a fast start from his team at AFC Wimbledon tonight. 

The Iron are looking for their first away victory of the season. 

After seeing his side make tepid openings this season Alexander says the start has to be on their terms.

Commentary of Scunthorpe versus AFC Wimbledon is on 95.9FM with build up starting in Sportstalk from 1800 on BBC Radio Humberside.

Graham Alexander
BBC

BreakingScunthorpe swimmer disqualified

BBC Humberside Sport

Word coming through from Rio that Scunthorpe's Jack Burnell has been disqualified and so loses his fifth place in Marathon Swimming  

BreakingScunthorpe swimmer misses out on medal

BBC Humberside Sport

A close finish but it looks as though Jack Burnell of Scunthorpe just pipped for a medal at Rio in Marathon swimming.

Jack
Team GB

Picture: Blues skies spotted

BBC Weather Watchers

Finally we have managed to locate some blue skies across East Yorkshire and the Humber.

Keep sending us your BBC Weather Watchers pictures.

Weather picture
Pete's Daily View

Traffic and Travel: M180 delays

BBC Travel

Due to the M180 being closed between junctions 4 and 5 Scunthorpe is slowly getting gridlocked.

Humberside Police are warning drivers to allow themselves extra travel time.

Thousands of pounds worth of bikes stolen

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Humberside police say in July alone bikes with an estimated combined value of over £65,000 were stolen in the region. 

They're urging people to lock up there cycles as they reveal 213 were taken last month.

Humberside Police
Humberside Police

The cost of the average bike stolen in Humberside was over £300 so it is not surprising that they are targeted by thieves, especially when left unlocked and on display in gardens, outside homes or while owners nip into shops

Chief Inspector Iain DixonHumberside Police

Million pound repairs likely for flats in Grimsby

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

It could cost North East Lincolnshire council another one million pounds to repair a listed building in Grimsby. 

Part of the Victoria Mills building has deteriorated and the council has already had to pay out a million pounds to make it safe after its owners failed to repair it. 

Residents in the building were evacuated earlier this year after high winds made it unsafe.

Victoria Mills
BBC

Sport: Phelan committed to bringing in more players

BBC Sport

Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan is desperate to bring in players ahead of their trip to Swansea next week in the Premier League.

After unexpectedly beating last season's champions Leicester City, Phelan says he knows that the depth of his squad is unsustainable.

Mike Phelan
BBC

More companies sign up for Cleethorpes job fair

A further seven employers have been revealed ahead of a job fair to be held in Cleethorpes later this month.

Argos, 5-Star Fish, Humberside Police, Premier Inn, LCS Group, Holiday Inn Express and Tesco have signed up to the recruitment and training event.

It takes place Thursday 25 August at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall between 14:00 and 19:00.

It’s great to have so many big-name employers on board with this event.

Councillor Peter WheatleyPortfolio holder for skills
Job fair
BBC

Energy firm welcomes planning permission

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Dong Energy says it welcomes the government's decision to approve plans for a large offshore wind farm off the Yorkshire Coast.

The company says when completed the project could provide electricity for 1.6m UK homes per year.

Dong say they will now review the development plans.

A project of this size will help in our efforts to continue reducing the cost of electricity from offshore wind and shows our commitment to investing in the UK

Brent CheshireDONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman
Dong
Dong

Traffic and travel: M180 delays

BBC Travel

This is a two vehicle collision.

Westbound close to junction 4 M180 remains closed in both directions due to a fire.

Regional data published on dementia care

BBC News Health

The government is starting to publish detailed data about which areas of England provide the best support for people with dementia. 

It shows big variations in care. 

In North East Lincolnshire more than 85% of patients have their care reviewed each year, compared with just 49% per cent in Somerset. 

The Alzheimer's Society has appointed the actor, Carey Mulligan (pictured) to become an ambassador for its Dementia Friends programme.

This encourages people to spot the disease and offer support.

Carey Mulligan
BBC

Traffic and travel: A165 blocked in both directions

BBC Travel

The A165 Holderness Road is blocked both ways because of queuing traffic.

There's slow traffic due to an accident involving a van and a pedestrian involved at Wilton Street / Williamson Street.

Also leading to congestion to A1033 Mount Pleasant.    

Your headlines this lunchtime

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Headlines today from our East Yorkshire and Humber newsroom

  • The world's largest offshore wind farm, to be built off the East Yorkshire coast, has been given planning permission by the government
  • It could cost North East Lincolnshire council another £1m to repair a listed building in Grimsby
  • Humberside police say in July alone bikes with an estimated combined value of over £65, 000 were stolen in the region

World's largest offshore wind farm secures planning permission

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

The world's largest offshore wind farm, to be built off the East Yorkshire coast, has been given planning permission by the government. 

Called Hornsea Project Two, it will be built by Dong Energy 50 miles offshore.

The company says around three hundred turbines will provide enough electricity to power 1.8m homes. 

The UK’s offshore wind industry has grown at an extraordinary rate over the last few years, and is a fundamental part of our plans to build a clean, affordable, secure energy system

Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark
Windfarm
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Sport: Mariners will achieve 'bigger and better' things this season

BBC Humberside Sport

Grimsby Town have the potential to go on to bigger and better things according to summer signing Danny Andrews. 

The 25-year-old, who was born in Boston, has played for seven clubs in his career but he says none are better than the Mariners when it comes to their fan base

Grimsby are at Colchester tonight in the league with manager Paul Hurst (pictured) not ruling out making changes. 

He has skipper Craig Disley available after missing the start to the season after recovering from concussion.

Paul Hurst
BBC

Police appeal after teenager cyclist hurt

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident outside the Thrifty Car and Van Rental on Springbank in Hull.

On Monday, 15 August a 14-year-old boy was cycling along the pavement when a white Ford Fiesta turned into the rental centre.

The teenager grazed his right knee and an elbow as well as bruising to his right arm.

Humberside Police
Humberside Police

Rio: Fingers crossed for Olympic hopeful Jack Burnell

BBC Sport

It's a big day for Scunthorpe's Jack Burnell (pictured). 

The swimmer's making his debut at the Olympic Games, in the 10-kilometre marathon.

The race begins at 13:00 and starts at Copacabana beach

Jack
Team GB

Your headlines this morning

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Headlines this morning from our East Yorkshire and Humber newsroom:

  • Some Hull city centre businesses will be picking up their sweeping brushes and helping with a litter pick today
  • One of the world's best preserved migrant lodging houses, which is based in Hull, has been captured on film
  • Scunthorpe swimmer Jack Burnell will make his debut at the Olympic Games in the 10-kilometre marathon

Community projects benefit from funding boost

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

More than 60 community projects in Yorkshire and the Humber have shared £2.6m of Big Lottery Fund cash.

A housing service in Hull and Grimsby offering advice to EU migrants on accommodation and dealing with illegal landlords received £403,202.

Whether it is supporting people with mental health issues or women to break away from domestic abuse, these projects will make a huge difference to the lives of many

Lyn ColeBig Lottery Fund
Lottery
BBC

Picture: Let's hope those grey clouds clear

BBC Weather Watchers

Grey looking clouds captured by one of our BBC Weather Watchers in East Yorkshire.

Let's hope the sun arrives soon!

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Watch: Exclusive access to historic Hull hotel

Caroline Bilton

BBC Look North

It’s a time capsule of history captured on camera for the first time. 

It’s one the world’s best preserved lodging houses used by migrants in the 19th Century as they made their way to a new life for themselves in America.

BBC Look North cameras have been allowed exclusive access inside the Lazarus Hotel in Hull. 

Migrant historian Dr Nick Evans has been telling me about its significance.

Watch: Kitten being cared for by animal charity

Jill Archbold

BBC Look North

Animal carers say they have their fingers crossed for the survival of this kitten.

It was found in a dustbin at Newport near Brough. 

The kitten is now being cared for by the Animal Welfare Trust based in South Cave.

Your headlines this morning

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Headlines this morning from our East Yorkshire and Humber newsroom:

Love Hull, Hate Litter

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

A new campaign is asking people in Hull to take more pride in their city.

Love Hull, Hate Litter has been set up by the council and is supported by local businesses.

It is to try to get the city clean ahead of the 2017 City of Culture celebrations.  

Rubbish
BBC

Watch: Another day of great sunshine

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A fine start to the day with clear blue skies. 

It will be warm and mostly sunny through the day. 

Join us for today's Live coverage

Louise Wheeler

BBC Local Live

Good morning and welcome to Local Live for Tuesday, 16 August.

I'm Louise and I’ll be bringing you the latest news, sport and travel from across the area throughout the day.

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